Video updates

Bite-sized video updates on the New Zealand economy and markets.

Weekly Economics Video Update

22 February:

The Tax Working Group recommends that we reduce rates of income tax and tax capital gains more. That will lead to higher living standards in the long run for New Zealand. 

15 February:

The Reserve Bank downgraded its OCR guidance, but was surprisingly upbeat on the economy in its guidance. The RBNZ may have to recalibrate once more at its next meeting.

Monthly Agri Economic Insights

We hope you find these updates helpful in shaping a view of what's in store for you beyond the farm gate.

8 February:

New Zealand’s agriculture sector has been enjoying good growing conditions, reasonable prices on international markets, and an average exchange rate – a rare combination that meant a positive start to the New Year.

7 December:

The days of dairy’s reign as king of the New Zealand agri scene seem numbered. However, horticulture appears to be in the ascendancy now.